Author of German Constitution Honored

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Tribute to the memory of Hugo Preuss, author of the text of the German Republican Weimar constitution, was paid at the Constitution Day celebration attended by President von Hindenburg and leading government officials.

Prof. Radbruch, former government member, in his Constitution Day address praised the contribution of Hugo Preuss toward formulating the ideals of the German Republic in the document which is now its basis. He also paid tribute to the contribution of Walter Rathenau, who, he declared, was “a great statement, the creator of our new foreign policy and a victim of duty to his death.”

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